Vol. 26 (6) 2005 Neuro endocrinology letters

Hyperthyroidism causes lipid peroxidation in kidney and testis tissues of rats: protective role of melatonin.

OBJECTIVE: The present study aimed at determining how 3-week intraperitoneal melatonin administration affected oxidative stress caused by experimental hyperthyroidism.

MATERIALS AND METHODS: The study was conducted on 30 male rats of Sprague-Dawley species. The experimental animals were divided to 3 groups (contr.....